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“The time is already ripe”: On Modern Appropriations of a Traditional Japanese Religious Philosopher


Click here to read Dr. Steven Heine's post on the Columbia University Blog Press regarding his latest publication.

Dr. Steven Heine receives Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities


We are pleased to announce that our Program Director Dr. Steven Heine was awarded this year's Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities. This award acknowledges career achievements in scholarship including, Dr. Heine's publications of nearly three dozen monographs or edited books, in addition to over 100 articles. This is a special recognition for the extraordinary contributions to his field over many years of fruitful research.

"Readings of Dōgen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye" - New book by Dr. Steven Heine


"The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shōbōgenzō)" is a comprehensive introduction to this essential Zen text, offering a textual, historical, literary, and philosophical examination of Dōgen’s treatise. Steven Heine explores the religious and cultural context in which the Treasury was composed and provides a detailed study of the various versions of the medieval text that have been compiled over the centuries. Click here for more information.

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